Homeland: Where Insanity Meets Genius

With Homeland, viewers see that genius can underlie mental illness. Although her illness comes at a steep cost, it’s clear that Carrie’s ingenuity is inextricably linked to her bipolar disorder.

Falling in Love With Morally Ambiguous Television Characters

As a child, I gravitated towards stories featuring relatable characters. My favorite authors wrote about curious children, whimsical adventures, and animals, all things I knew or fantasized about.